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Vol. 10. No. 5 


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The College Settlement 

Again the College Settlement Chapter 
would fain press her hospitality on all new stu- 
dents of t lie college, and on all old students 
who have not yet accepted it. What lias she 
to offer, in comparison with other organiza- 
tions at Wellesley? Very little, in one way. 
No charming clubhouse, where friendships 
can be fostered, programs presented, merry 
little suppers enjoyed. No opportunity for 
missionary or Bible study, scant opportuni- 
ties for active work. Little in the way of 
honors, dignities, or fun. 

Why join it. then? There is only the old 
answer — old, yet always new. Join it be- 
cause in doing so you prove that you recog- 
nize in the American college a stronghold of 
democracy; and while vou share its happy 
privileges, are not unmindful of the throngs 
of the less privileged, in tenement and fac- 
tory. You should not enter the delight of 
fellowship, which is one of the best gifts that 
Wellesley has to offer, without trying, 
■ugh your representatives, to extend that 
fellowship to those so near and yet so far 
away. You want our radiant Wellesley, so 
bright with earnest thinking and eager living, 
to reach out through your gifts and prayers 
and service, present and future, and to shed 
illumination and warmth in regions where the 
light shines faintly. You, to whom America 
is giving of her best, want to help the college 
of your love to bear her part in the inter- 
collegiate movement for sharing that best so 
far as may be with the newcomers of every 
race who press upon our shores. 

Shall we tell again the old story? An In- 
tercollegiate Association, chaptered in all the 
chief women's colleges, is governed through 
"Electors" appointed by these chapters; 
officers whose duties are not only to maintain 
the association in the colleges, but to control 
the large interests involved in the work of the 
association. The College Settlement Asso- 
ciation supports fellows in the settlement 
centers. It controls three houses: The Col- 
lege Settlements in New York and Philadel- 
phia, Denison House "in Boston. Of the 
work of these houses, — the representative 
and nobly-sustained social service of college 
women, — there is no room to speak. Their 
thousands of frequenters from the working 
classes, their clubs, classes, sewing-schools, 
dispensaries, their lecture-courses, vacation 
schools, summer camps and country homes, 
their carnivals, dances, debates, attempts at 
political education and propaganda, their 
fellowship with all movements for industrial 
justice, especially among women, — are not 
these things all described in that little-read 
tint inspiring document, the Annual Report? 
What Wellesley girl can read the record 

without a thrill of pride to think that these 
splendid centers of wise fervor ami sane 
activity are inspired and maintained by the 
women's colleges, her own among the first? 

But they can't be maintained unless sin- 
joins the chapter. 

Ami if she joins it, a strange and happy 
thing happens to her. For I was wrong in 
saying that the College Settlement Asso 
ciation offered no clubhouse. It possesses 
none, indeed, built of bricks and mortar, pre- 
senting picturesque Elizabethan gables or 
classic porticoes. None the less, a lovely and 
stately house is shared by the members of 
tile chapter. Their common home is a great 
idea, — the Service of the People. And be- 
lieve me, an idea, if it be true and great, is 
the most permanent and altogether satis- 
factory abiding-place one is ever likely to 
find. Vida D. Scudder. 


There is one subject which the solicitor for 
many can broach to even the haughtiest 
upper classman without a qualm or blush— 
for the interest and enthusiasm of all go 
without saying. Every loyal member of 
Wellesley would do her utmost for the 
Students' Building, and, therefore, the com- 
.iiiitee is mi! uiuhig an appeal, it is trust- 
ing to the cause itself, for its own appeal. 
But it wishes to set before the college a 
statement of what has been done already, to 
make the Students' Building gradually 
evolve from a hazy ideal to a reality of the 
near future. 

In the first place, the alumna? are taking 
up the work, and co-operating with us. The 
value of what they arc doing cannot be over- 
estimated. They have an efficient com- 
mittee, of which Miss Mary Holmes, 1892, 
is chairman, and Miss Alice Brown, 1908, 
secretary. They arc making all sorts of 
plans for raising money in the coming year. 

Since the first Student Committee was 
formed in December, 1908, $12,135.93 has 
been raised by alumnae gifts, student pledges, 
a fair, and various entertainments. Plans 
for this year depend for their success on the 
loyal support of the college. Especially is the 
committee looking toward 1914 for active 
expression of their interest. The youngest 
class in college is the one which will have the 
longest influence, if it grows up, as it were, in 
the hope of a Students' Building. 

The committee for the year is as follows; 

Constance Eustis, 191 1, ex-Officio. 

Mary Warren, 191 1. 

Alice Ake, 191 1. 

Dorothy Applegate, 1912, Chairman. 

Abby Brooks, 1912, Treasurer. 

Dorothy Ridgway, 1913. 

The First Barnswallow Play. 

If a splendid beginning is significant, the 
Barnswallows have much toward which to 
look forward in the way of dramatic enter- 
tainments during the present college year. 
Tlie applause and hearty enjoyment of the 
crowds who thronged the barn on Saturday 
flight, Octobei twenty-ninth, testified to the 
unusual success of this first play of tin season. 

In presenting Mr. Shaw's" "Vou Never 
Can Tell," with what might be termed an all- 

star cast, the organization ha 

something a littli ibitious than the 

usual first Barnswallow play. We commend 

I lie ambition, for we believe in good begin- 

Mr. Shaw' atirical faro is too well known 
to need any comment here. Whether we 
consider the jort ol literature, which starts 
with one problem am! ends, if possible, with a 
worse one particularly uplifting or not, is, 
after all, a personal matter; and, at any 1 
we derived 8 gn at deal of entertainment from 
"Von Never Can Tell," it being alwa\ 

un to see something which is well 
written, especially if it is as well acted as the 
play in question was last Saturday night. 

That Katharine Parsons had done some 
very excellent work in coaching the play was 
clearly evidi nt by the results; the action was 
smooth, the parts, without exception, in- 
telligently and interpretatively given. As 
Mrs. Clanelon, the author of the. "Twentieth 
Century Treatises," ami the champion of 
modern womanhood, Florence Talpcv showed 
a great deal of ability ami professional polish, 
both in interpretation and in actual presenta- 
tion. Margery Mackillop's Gloria, "the 
woman of the twentieth century," "Learn- 
ing's daughter," "Beauty's paragon," was a 
trifle colorless, but nevertheless very attract- 
i\ e. Mary Colt's presentation of the self- 
Lmpiarjtant young man, Philip Clandon, was 
easy, clever and amusing. The buoyant and 
irrepressible Dolly was given by Imogene 
Kelly with great dash and humor and charm- 
ing spontaneity. Elinor Vliet, as Valentine, 
gave some very finished and graceful work. 
As the irascible and much-abused father, 
Mr. Crampton, Kathcrinc Dufficld was 
excellent, throwing herself into the part with 
a great deal of appreciation. Helen Scinson, 
as the solicitor, was also exceedingly good, 
and afforded the audience a numbei of good 
laughs, as did also Meta Bennett, who was 
very delightful in the part of the nervous and 
obsequious William. The pompous Mr. 
Bohun was very pompously and amusingly 
given by Mary Hewett. Augusta Rahr and 
Ida Appenzeller were respectively a very 
good maid and butler, keeping properly in 
the background. 

A very' large share of the credit for the 
success of the performance is due to the 
committee, with Alberta Peltz as chairman. 

The cast and committee are as follows: 
The Cast. 

Mrs. Clandon Florence Talpey 

Gloria Clandon, her daughter, 

Margerv Mackillop 

Phil Clandon Mary- Colt 

Dolly Clandon Imogene Kelly 

Valentine Elinor Vliet 

Mr. Crampton Katherine Duffield 

Mrs. McComas Helen Stinson 

William, or Balmy Waters, a waiter, 

Meta Bennett 

Mr. Bohun, his son Mary Hewett 

A maid Augusta Rahr 

A waiter Ida Appenzeller 


Alberta Peltz, Chairman. 

Ethel Smith. 191 1. 

Elizabeth Griffith, 1912. 

Elizabeth Hart, 19 12. 

Emily Toll, 1913. 

Harriet Selkirk, 19 13. 

Jessie Trowbridge, 19 14. 

Mary Ballantinc, 1914. 

Katherine Parsons, Coach. 



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year to resident and non-resident. 

All business correspondence should be addressed 
to Ridie Guion, Business Manager, College News. 

All subscriptions should be sent to Miss Helen 

All advertising correspondence should be addressed 
to Miss B. M. Beckford. Wellesley. 

Editor-in-Chief, Imogene Kelly, 1911 

Associate Editor, Muriel Bacheler, 1912 

Literart Editors, 

Cathrene H. Peebles, 1912 Carol Williams, 1912 


Mildred Washburn, 1912 Mary Burd, 1912 

Alumna Editor, Sarah J. Woodward, 1905 

Business Manager, Ridie Guion, 1911 

Subscription Editor, Helen Goodwin, 1911 


Frances Gray, 1912 Josephine Guion, 1913 

Advertising Manager, Bertha M. Beckford. 

"Entered as second class matter, November 12, 
1903, at the Post Office at Wellesley, Mass., under 
the Act of Congress, March 3, 1879." 


There is a popular idea among outsiders 
that Wellesley is becoming self-conscious 
and analytical, fond of dissecting all her 
motives and ideals, to view them in the light 
of modern social thought. "I cannot under- 
stand you girls," was a remark made to the 
Editor during the summer; "you are not hap- 
py unless you are making yourselves misera- 
ble, in your struggles for general welfare; you 
wear yourselves out as well as everyone 
around you, because you are so conscientious- 
ly thinking of your neighbor." It is doubtful 
whether this statement could be applied in 
general to the Wellesley students, yet the 
spirit of reform has, without doubt, become 
a feature of college life during the last two 
years. It seizes us spasmodically, individ- 
ually or collectively, upon any pretext at all; 
there have been large things, and small 
things, important and unimportant. The 
question is, whether it is a whim of the mo- 
ment, caught from the greater world outside 
our miniature one, making us, as some think, 
self-conscious and one-sided, or whether it is 
a wholesome attitude, a sane striving for a 
more ideal, more perfect, college. 

One thing is certain. Nothing could be 






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more deadly for Wellesley than perfect self- 
satisfaction. If we saw only our virtues, not 
our faults, we should soon degenerate into a 
hopelessly uninteresting, stupid community. 
On the other hand, rabid reformists are not 
pleasant to live with; they wear upon the 
nerves and exhaust the patience of all their 
friends. It is the old cry against extremes, 
yet it seems justifiable, with regard to college 
life. We must, of all things, be sane, well- 
balanced, able to see both sides of a question. 
The writer is not trying to discuss the so- 
ciety question, although she must admit that 
it, of all things, shows the active tendency 
toward reform. It has focused the attention 
of outsiders upon the college, led many of 
them to study us from afar, and pronounce 
us over-conscientious and morbidly analyt- 
ical. The point of view of these "outsiders," 
however, is not one to carry weight; they can 
judge only from a superficial standpoint, not 
being vitally connected with Wellesley, or 
wholly interested in her life and aims. Their 
lives are outside, in a very different sphere, 
and they cannot see how, to us, college life is 
all-absorbing, to the exclusion, perhaps, of 
larger interests. For that very reason we are 
no more capable of judging ourselves, our 
standards, and our tendencies, than are they. 
While they lack the sympathy, we lack the 
perspective requisite. We are so wrapped up 
in the interests of living, we are so swayed by 
the influences about us, by the ideas of now 
one strong personality, now another, that 
we cannot see college as a whole. This indi- 
vidual opinion, as to how the reform move- 
ment, in its different phases, has affected us, 
how it has influenced us, changed our ideas, 
changed the ideas of our friends, may be of 
value, but it cannot be taken as typical of 
the college as a whole. 


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It is, then, to the Faculty, and to the alum- 
nae, that we must turn, if we would secure an 
unbiased opinion. The Faculty, especially 
while living in close contact with us, have 
yet the broader outlook and perspective 
necessary for clear judgment. Those alum- 
na? who live near enough to take an active 
interest in college life may also be depended 
upon for a more accurate understanding than 

After all, the thing that vitally concerns 
us, as students, is not what people think 
about us, nor even so much what we are, but 
what we ought to be. If we each have our 
personal ideal, and work for it in the sanest 
way, with the perfection of the whole in 
mind, even if the ideals differ, the college will 
be benefited. Untold good can be done for a 
community by the wholesome attitude of 
even a few of its members; an attitude which 
looks at things fairly, clearly; an attitude 
which is uninfluenced by the trend of public 
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Sunday, November 6, at n.oo A.M., communion service in I lough- 
tun Memorial Chapel. Sermon by President Albert Parker 
Fitch of Andover Theological Seminary. 
Al 7.00 P.M., in the chapel, vespers. Address by Dr. Robert A. 
Hume of Ahmednagar, India, under the auspices of the Mis- 
sionary Committee of thi Chri ian Association. 

Monday, November 7. Field Day, 

At 7.30 P.M., in College Hall Chapel, the first of the Artists' 
Recitals. A program of songs and duets by Madame Rider- 
Kelsey, soprano, of Covent Garden Opera Company, London, 
and Claude Cunningham, baritone, of New York. 

Deutscher Verein: Versammlung Wurstabend, ort Zeta Alpha 
Halle, zeit 7.30 P.M., den 5(1-11 November. 


Miss Carret, of the Department of French, has recently been 
elected secretaire des seances by the Salon Francais of Boston. 

The Currier-Monroe Fund, founded in 1896 by Mary A. Cur- 
rier, professor of elocution for a long term of years at Wellesley, re- 
ceives the added amount of §1,000 through the will of the late 
Frederick (linn. This fund is both memorial to the well-known 
elocutionist, Louis B. Monroe, and endowment for the Elocution 

The Executive Committee has approved plans for Wellesley to 
join with Harvard, Tufts, Institute of Technology, Boston College, 
Simmons, Boston University and the Art Museum in University 
extension courses. 

Mr. George Gould has presented to the college library a valu- 
able copy of the Summa of St. Thomas Aquinas, published in black 
letter by Offarani i Scott, i in Venice, in 1495. The first page bears an 
entry, 1635. The Dominican Convent of Bamberg, and Scotto's 
mark is inscribed on the last page. 

' In Monday evening, October 24, Dean Pendleton received the 
new members of the Faculty in the Shakespeare House. 

"El Citculo Castellano" held a meeting for the initiation of 
new members on Fiidav evening, October 28, at the Zeta Alpha 

The Cross Country Walking Club walked to Echo Bridge, 
Newton, last Monday morning. 

The Debating Club held a regular meeting at the Zeta Alpha 
House on the evening of Novi mber : . Two debates took place. 
The subject of the first dcba.e, which was formal, was: "Resolved, 
that a commission form of government should be adopted in all 
cities of over fifty thousand inhabitants." The subject of the sec- 
ond, and informal, debate was: "Resolved, that Wellesley 's next 
president should be a man." 

At a memorial se vice held in honor of Di. W- J- Rolfe, the 
Shakespeaie scholar, at Chickering Hall, Boston, en Thursday, 
1 (ctobei 27, Miss Katharine Lee Bates, professor of English Litera- 
ture in this college, one of those who made addresses. 

The new members of the Mandolin Club are: Marguerite 
Baldwin, Mona Kelly, Alberta Pcltz, Clare Rosenberg, Marion 
Johnson, Agnes Butler, Hest .1 Young, Elizabeth Haynes, Marion 
Prince, Eleanoi Wheeler, Edith M. Wilson, Mabel Witislow. 


Don't forget Pay Day on Tuesday, November 1! As a special 
accommodation for those whose allowance does not atrive on 
time, or who forget the first date, Friday, November 4, will also be 
set apart as Pay Day. Please bear this second date in mind and 
make a special effort to get your dues paid on time. 


Hollis: William Gillette in "Sherlock Holmes." 

Boston: "The Speckled Band," by Sii Arthur Conan Doyle. 

Park: "Seven Days." 

Castle-square : "Talk of New York." 

Majestic: "The Chocolate Soldier." 


Hours, 8, A.M. to 2, P.M., Saturdays, 8 to 12, M. 
Additional Hours for College Customers, 

3.30, P.M. to 5, P.M., Tuesdays and Fridays. 


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Shubert: "The Summer Widowers." 

Globe: "The Family." 

Colonial: "The Arcadians." 

Tremont: "Th( Fortune Hunter." 

Tremont Temfle: Ellen Terry on Shakespeare's Heioines, with 

illustrat ive acting. 

Friday, Novembei 4. at 8.15 P.M., Shakespeare's Heroine. 


Wednesday, November 9, at 2.30 P.M., Shakespean 's Heroines 


"The Fortune Hunter," Tremont Theater, Boston — from Will- 
iam K. Semple. 

Not in many years has a play taken such a hold on the thea- 
tergoing public as has the Cohan and Harris comedy by Winchell 
Smith, "The Fortune Hunter," which is now in its' sixth week at 
the Tremont Theater, Boston. It is a good storv well told and 
well acted, containing witty dialogue and amusing situations. 
"The young fortune hunter, who has made a failure of his life in 
the cities but who finds his field of successful labor in the country' 
drug store, is a natural bit of character work that has won for John 
Barrymore an individual success great ei than any he ever has had 
before." Forrest Robinson brings into his part' an art in acting 
that stands out prominently even in this play o f many good parts, 
well played. 

Herrick, Copley square, Back Bay, has the best seats for 
all theaters. Telephones, 2329, 2330, 2331, Back Bay. 


Coiley Gallery: Mr. Ryder's Paintings. 
Doll and Richards': Mr. Hornby's Etchings. 


At the Christian Association meeting on October twenty- 
seventh, in College Hall Chapel, the new members recommended 
by the Board of Directors were formally received into membership. 

Dorothy Mills, who led the meeting, explained some of the 
phrases of the pledge and the constitution for the benefit of thes 
new members. Many people have interpreted the words, "I prom- 
ise to give my life to the service of God," as meaning "I promise to 
become a missionary." Of course, everyone cannot be a mission- 
ary, but by heart}' support of the Christian Association and loyalty 
to friends, in college, and Christian living out of it, the promise may 
be truly kept. 

These few words of explanation must surelv have given a better 
understanding to everyone of the teal work of Christian Association 
in college life. 


The college will have a rare opportunity next Sunday evening 
to hear very directly from its own missionary, Dr. Ruth Hume, 
through her father, the Rev. Robert A. Hume, who will speak at the 
vesper service. 

We are doubly fortunate in that this report of our work in India 
is 1 nought to us by one of the world's gieat missionaries, one whose 
practical wisdom and breadth of view h tve b -n strongly influential 
in the development of Christian education in India. 

The Missionary Committee. 

Dr. Clara L. Nicolay, assistant to the German Department, 
wishes to open classes for teachers and post-graduates, both for 
beginners and advanced students. Terms moderate. Time and 
place of meetings to be ananged. 



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Wellesley College Artist Recitals 1910-1911. 

The Music Department announces three subscription Artist 
Recitals to be given in College Hall Chapel. 

Monday, November 7, 1910, 7.30 P. M.: Madame Rider- 
Kelsey, Soprano of the Covent Garden Opera Co., London, and 
Claude Cunningham, Baritone, of New York, who supported 
Patti in her last tour of America, in a programme of songs and duets. 

Monday, January 16, 1911, 7.30 P. M.:,Liza Lehmann, the 
distinguished English composer, with a quartette of English 
Singers in her ' ' Persian Garden, " " Alice in Wonderland ' ' songs and 
solos and duets. 

Monday, February 6, 1911, 7.30 P. M.: Xaver Scharwenka, 
the great German composer and pianist, in a piano-forte recital. 

In respect to variety and high quality this is the best Artist 
Recital Series yet offered to the College. Reserved seats, course 
tickets, two dollars and fifty cents each. Admission, course tickets, 
one dollar and fifty cents each. 

Enough orders for tickets have been received to insure the giv- 
ing of these Recitals; but there are still a number of seats available, 
both admission and reserve, for any who have failed to order earlier. 
Orders should be sent to Miss Hetty S. Wheeler, Room C, Billings 
Hall, and should be accompanied by the money or by definite 
promise to pay at a stated time. Make cheques payable to the 
Wellesley Concert Fund. No tickets will be delivered without 
payment. No single tickets for any of the concerts will be issued. 


Those members of the college who have contributed to the 
support of Aunt Dinah Pace's orphanage will be interested in the 
following extract from a letter recently received by Mr. Dana. 

"I am glad to say that we have had a very good summer in 
regard to sickness. There has been no fever in the Home this year, 
which is fine for a house of fifty-four children and as many as eleven 
sleeping in one room. I worked hard, kept the place clean, and 
every little while gave each child oil and turpentine and the dear 
Lord did the rest and blessed the home with health. 

"I could not get all my store accounts cleared last year as I was 
ill the last part of my trip and in order to keep in bread for the 
family was compelled to give a mortgage on our home. I mean 
this lot in town where we now occupy. And now that note 
of more than six hundred dollars is due. It is paying-up time on 
our year's expenses and I am much worried, for I do want to sell 
this town place, but hate to sell it for such a small price, for it is 
worth at least $2,500. A house and lot on a more back street than 
this sold for $4,000, last week. It belonged to a white man, but the 
house was no larger or better than ours. If I am compelled to sell to 
get up this money to lift the mortgage I shall have to take much 
less than if I could have it free and then sell. I ask your aid in this 

"The crops are a perfect failure this year and I can't even earn 
the money I have earned at this season of the year working out for 

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"If I can only get this debt cleared I will sell this place and move 
out on the new place where the children can almost, if not entirely, 
in the near future, make a living for themselves. Please help me all 
you can in this time of distress. Yours earnestly, 

"Dinah W. Pace." 

In view of the unusual need the Christian Association has this 

year appropriated two hundred dollars for Aunt Dinah's work. 

Mrs. Newman is now preparing a barrel to send to her and would be 

glad of further contributions of money or clothing, especially shoes. 


In the "Popular Science Monthly" for November, an article on 
"The Relations between Teachers and Pupils," by Principal H. A. 
Miers, is of peculiar interest. The paper was read this year before 
the Educational Science section of the British Association for the 
Advancement of Science, in Sheffield. 

The paper considers, first, the general relation between teachers 
and pupils, and secondly, the desirable and necessary change in the 
method of teaching when the school training is exchanged for that 
of the university. The author establishes the facts that at the 
university as at the school, the personal influence of the teacher 
upon the learner is of chief importance; that, at the university, 
as at the school, success in teaching depends upon the interest 
aroused in the pupil; further, that in younger pupils this interest is 
intellectual matters is to be awakened by novelty, by attractive- 
ness, while with the mature mind this is only to be done by providing 
the student with a purpose and responsibility in his work. 

The business of direct mental training should then be finished at 
school, while at the university the trained mind should be given ma- 
terial upon which to do responsible work in the spirit of inquiry. 

Mr. Miers' views are of interest, not only to those of us who 
intend to become teachers, but to us all in the formation of our ideal 
student life. 

The November "Century" has a delicate sketch by Elizabeth 
Stuart Phelps on "Stories that Stay." The writer gives several 
brief and vivid impressions of short stories that have remained with 
her, and then summarizes tersely the qualities in which the power of 
the stories has lain. These elements of permanence are originality, 
humanity, force and finish. Literary quality, says the writer, will 
sustain these elements, but without them no story can live. 

"A Discovery Concerning Marcus Aurelius," by Arthur L. 
Frothingham, some time professor of Archaeology and Ancient His- 
tory in Princeton University, tells of the identification of the Em- 
peror Marcus Aurelius' sarcophagus in the Vatican. The tomb has 
been known as the "tomb of the Mother of Constantine," but 
Professor Frothingham established the fact that, on account of its 
workmanship and subject, its date must be somewhere from 170- 
190 A. D., almost a century and a half before the time of the Chris- 
tian Empress. From the zodiac sign of "Leo" on the cover, and 
from the importance in which astrology was held at the time of the 
tomb's construction, Professor Frothingham concludes that the 
time must have belonged to either the Emperor Marcus Aurelius or 
Claudius Gothicus. There are various considerations which lead 






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In the November "Atlantic," an article by John Husband, 
electrical engineer in Minneapolis, called "A Year in a Coal Mine," 
gives a true account of the writer's personal experiences of two years 
ago, in a typical coal mine of the Middle West. Mr. Husband ob- 
tained work as a day laborer in the mine with no intention of ever 
writing of his experiences, and he gives, in a singularly vivid picture, 
of the difficulty, the horror, the interest of a mining life. He tells of 
the wonderful machinery and high scientific excellence of the work- 
ing of the mine; of the manifold old-world superstition found in it; 
of the character, the aims, and the struggles of the immigrant 

"Negro Suffrage in a Democracy," by Ray Stannard Baker, 
considers the problem of negro suffrage in its legal and practical 
aspects. Legally, Mr. Baker says, the principle of the political 
equality of the two races is not infringed upon. Practically, there is 
almost no negro vote in the South. This is due to two causes: 
First, many negroes (as well as poor whites) disenfranchise them- 
selves through ignorance or inability or unwillingness to pay the 
taxes. Second, the intimidation of negroes by white men at the 
polls prevents any negro, however well qualified, from voting. 

The remedy of this situation Mr. Baker finds in the extension 
of free education and intercourse among the people of both races, 
since ignorance and prejudice are the underlying causes of the evil. 
If the two races meet on such points of contact as business, land 
ownership, common material pursuits, there will result, says Mr. 
Baker, an ever finer and finer spirit of association which will in- 
evitably lead to the extension of the soundest possible basis of negro 
franchise. For Mr. Baker has "boundless confidence in the sense of 
the white man, as well as in the innate capability of the negro." 

"Scribncr's Magazine" for November has an article on "The 
Arctic Prairies," by Ernest Thompson Scton, vivid and thoughtful. 

Sue Ainshe Clark and Edith Wyatt have collected a budget of 
dramatic and sometimes tragic, life-stories of girls who took part in 
the shirt-waist strike in New York last winter. It is called " The 
Working-girls' Budget," and appears in "McClure's" for November. 


The following books on social subjects have been placed in 
Alcove 2 in the old library by members of the Social Study Circle. 
Addams, Jane — "Democracy and Social Ethics." 

Oriental Store. 

Jewelry, Silverware, Fans. 


Kimonos, Jackets, Robes, Shawls, 
Evening Coats. 

Leather and Embroidered Bags and Purses. 

Ivory, Bronzes, Lamps, .... 

Condiments, China, Brasses. 

Turkish, Japanese and Chinese Slippers and Sandals. 

Many Articles for Utility 
and Room Decoration. 



360 <Sr 362 Boylston Street, Boston. 

Addams, Jane— "The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets." 
Baker, Ray Stannard — "Article on Professor Rauschenbusch." 
Bryce, James — "Social Institutions of the United States." 
Carpenter, E. Dymond, T. S. Peddcr, D. C— "Socialism and 

Carpenter, Edwaid — "England's Weal." 
Converse, Florence — "The Burden of Christopher." 
Dickinson, G. Lowes — "Justice and Liberty." 
Ely, Richard T. — "Studies in the Evolution of Industrial 

Ely, Richard T. — "The Labor Movement in America." 
Ensor, R. C. K. — "Modern Socialism." 
Free, Richard— "On the Wall." 

Headlam, S., Dcarmcr, P., Clifford. J. — "Socialism and Reli- 

Hibbert Journal, Vol. VII, Xo. 3. 
Hunter, Robert — " Poverty." 

Jenks, Jeremiah W. — "Governmental Action for Social 

Johnstone, J. — "Wastage of Child Life " 
Jones, Samuel M. — "Letters of Labor and Love." 
Lloyd, Henry Demarest — "Man, the Social Creatoi." 
Malvery, Olive Christian — "The Soul Market." 
Morris. William — " Architecture, Industry and Wealth." 
Morris, William — "News from Nowhere." 
Peabody, Francis G. — "Jesus Christ and the Social Question." 
Rauschenbusch, Walter — "Christianity and the Social Crisis." 
Samuclson, James — "The Lament of the Sweated." 
Seager, Henry Rogers — "Social Insurance." 
Shaw, Bernard — "The Common Sense of Municipal Trading." 
Steiner, Edward A. — "The Mediator." 
Stelzle, Charles — "Christianity's Storm Centre." 
Webb, S., Shaw, B.. Ball. S. — "Socialism and Individualism." 
Webb, S. and Fabian Society — "The Basis and Policy of 

Wells, H. G.— "New Worlds for did." 
Wells, H. G.— "The Future in America." 






416 Washington St. (4 Doors North of Summer St.) 


AH kinds of Lapidary and 
Gem^Cutting work done. 
PEARLS and GEMS, both precious and. semi-precious supplied for rings, 
pins, brooches, pendants etc., at much below usual prices. Gems determined and 
valued. Professional advice and suggestions given and special gems obtained for 
customers on commission. An assortment of cabochon stones always on hand 
for Arts and Crafts work. Gems carefully mounted, old ones cleaned, re-cut or 


24 Denton Road, Wellesley. 


South Natick, Mass. 
Open Summer and Winter. 

Sing!« rooms and Suites. 

Breakfait befor* 9 
Dinner 1 to 2 
Tea served 4 to 6 
Supper 6.30 to 7.30 
Tel. Natick 9212 MISS HARRIS, Mgr. 





Carries a full line of Choice Fruit. 
Confectionery and other goods. Veg- 
etables of all kinds, usually found in a 
first class fruit store. Pistachio Nuts, 
especially, Olive Oil and Olives of all 

£. Free Delivery. Tel. 138-2. 



Tho' tho't to be a place for knowledge, 
There are all kinds of fools at college, 
Born, achieved, or thrust upon — 
Foolishness! It all is one. 
If Mary's jokes are a perfect scream, 
And Helen reels them by the ream, 
Translate your fun through meter's rules 
And thus enrich Parliament of Fools! 

The Walnut Hill School 


A College Preparatory School for Girls 

Miss Conant and Miss Bigtlow 



Ladies' and Qanti' Custom Tailoring 
Suits Made to Order 

Third Fool 


543 Washington Street, Wellesley, Mass. 

Tel. 349-2 

Proverbs psychologically perverted: 

It takes two to spin a color top. 
Spare the rods and spoil the color theory. 
Don't count your colors until they have matched. 
There is no cool like a cold cool. 

It is better to have crammed and failed than never to have 
crammed at all. 

Time: Now and then. 
Place: Library. 
First Fool: (Hisses.) My heart with fright is stopped, 

My hair is turning white. 
I'm going to cut that class, 

For She will make us write! 
Oh, do you think she would! 
She kills me with a look! 
What if She sprung a quizz! 
Why was it that I took? 
(The kind ot Fool that Listens and Writes Down.) 
What awful creature can this be, 

(I would say creaturess), 
Who can innocent maids destroy, 
With dread rapaciousness? 

Second Fool: (Gasps.) 


W ellesley Square 


Picture Cord, Coat Hangers, Rods, 

Mission Stains, All Kinds 

Small Hardware. 


Dry and Fancy Goods 

Fine Underwear 

The Norman, Wellesley Sq. 

F. DIEHL, Jr. 


Hacks, Barges for Parties, Wagon 
for Straw Rides. 

I see — alas, I do not see! 

I see only waste paper, disfiguring the Campus. 

Where, oh where, are the baskets, 

The neat, the artistic, the useful, the ever-present baskets, which 
were once hoped for? 

They were to have confronted the careless one at every turn! 

Her orange peel, and the crust of her sandwich 

Aye, and the wrapping from her ten-cent box of chocolate pep- 

Could not have resisted the open mouth of the decorative box. 
But alas ! It is not to be ! 


Tel. 16-2. 


The Olympian Nome Made Candy Co. 

(Made Fresh Every Day) 

Ice - Cream and Confectionery 

Cream Caramels, Peppermints 
and Marshmallows a Specialty 




The society Alpha Kappa Chi held their first program meeting 
of the year on Wednesday evening, October the twenty -sixth. This 
meeting served as an introduction to the work and plans of the so- 
ciety for the coming year. 

The program was as follows: 
The Woik of Alpha Kappa Chi in the Past and Plans for the 

Future Miss Caroline R. Fletcher. 

The Plan of the Roman House Alice Foster, 191 1. 

Inteiior Decorations and Furnishings of the Roman House, 

Lou Roberts, 191 1. 
Brief Topics on Roman Furniture, by A. Leah Bleazby, 191 1, and 

Edith West, 1911. 


The third annual conference of the Student Volunteer League 
of Greater Boston will be held on November 5 and 6, 1910, at 
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 


20 North Ave., Natick 

High Grade Portraits 

T.lephona 109-5 


Boots, Shoes and Rubbers 
Repair Work a Specialty 

The Norman Wellesley Square 



Office, 555 Washington St. Tel. 44-2 

Conservatories, 103 Linden St. 

Tel. 44-1 

Orders by Mall or Otherwise are 

Given Prompt Attention. 

J. TAILBY & SON, Props. 

Wellesley, Mass. 


Breathes there a college maid so 

Who never to herself has said, 
' ' Of study I have had enough ; 
I can't remember all this stuff. 
My brain is far too tired to 

I'll have to have some food and 


If such there be, go mark her 

And in her ear this message 

' ' No matter what the weather is 
Here is a chance you should not 

Depart from all this rush and 

And hie you to The Wellesley 


"There you will always find 
good cheer, 

And ne'er a thought of work to 

You'll meet old friends and 
make some new, 

And find out how your neigh- 
bors do. 

And lastly, you will find to eat 

Whatever to your taste is meet. 

"Fudge cake, famed the whole 
world through, 

Waffles, freshly baked, for you; 

Cinnamon toast and marma- 

Chocolate hot, or lemonade. 

Refreshments, entertainment, 

All these The Inn most gladly 

Wellesley Toilet 



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Scalp Treatment 
Hair Dressing 

Racial Treatment 


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Open from 8.30 A.M. to 6 P.M. Mondays until S P. M. 

Wright & Ditson SWEATERS 

There is nothing better for the cold Winter days and 
nights than a comfortable all Worsted Sweater. Our 
heavy Coat Sweaters With Collar are superior to any 
sweater ever made, and (or an article to be worn instead 
of an overcoat our regular Jacket Sweater ought to be 

H. L. Flagg Co., Agents., 






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We GUARANTEE (he Blue Flannel Collar *n Our $1.25 

Our Blouses Are Not For Sale in Wellesley Stores 


Henry S. Lombard 

22 to 26 Merchants Row, - BOSTON, MASS. 



In reply to a Free Press in the recent number of the News 
on the attitude of "the others" toward 1914, I should like to offer 
my opinion. So far I have not observed any attitude on the part 
of anyone in Wellesley which 1914 could possibly tescnt. I have 
not been conscious of any undue emphasis upon the unwholesome, 
unnatural emotionalism of the Freshmen. If a girl squeals too 
loudly during an exciting game of Ring-around-a-rosy, there is no 
r^usi m why she shouldn't be stopped. 

I have thought that we were treated as nearly like rational 
human beings as possible. So far I have found nothing but kindness 
and consideration toward the class of 1914 as a whole and toward 
the individuals. We have not only been shown courtesy by every- 
one with whom we have come in contact, but have been cordially 
welcomed as necessary members of the big student body. Many of 
the upper classmen who would undoubtedly have preferred to do 
something else, have taken their time to help us teel happy and at 
home and to teach us the ropes. 

And I, for one, should like to express my grateful appreciation 
of the fact. Charlotte M. Coxover, 1914. 


Although we are reminded day by day in divers and sundry 
ways of the utter selfishness of humanity, we can not but be en- 
couraged on this point in observing the attitude of our Faculty 
toward us. Wholly disinterested and hoping for no reward except 
our benefit and progress, our various instructors endeavor in a 
th( msand different ways not only to help us derive all possible good 
En mi their own courses but also to help us come to a fuller realization 
of all the many other benefits of Wellesley. An adequate example 
of this thoughtful, untiring generosity toward us is the attitude of 
Miss Jackson toward the students in the course English Composition 
o. Having access to many of the old books mentioned in "Romola," 
which novel the course is now taking up, she undertook the laborious 
task of copying down all the classical references, of looking them up, 
and of placing these books where students can easily find them. 
We are thus enabled to get a more vivid picture of the setting of the 
novel under study, a truer idea of the spirit of the times and an added 
interest in the whole work. We cannot thank Miss Jackson ade- 
quately for the pleasure she has given us or for her splendid example 
of disinterested generosity. Ought not this quality so constantly 
witnessed in the attitude of our Faculty be an inspiration and a 
source of optimism to us? 1912. 


Nineteen fourteen, we have been latch- called upon by one of 
our number to do more than "mutely resent this attitude that 
meets us at College." If we have anything to resent, in what way, 
please, are we to express our resentment, if not mutely? By scratch- 
ing and hair-pulling? But surely that would betray "hysterical, 
nervous creatures, lacking self-control and level heads," ami thereby 
our own end would be defeated, for we would be found guilty of the 
charge. However, it seems that all the Freshmen who have any- 
thing to resent, (and this number is greatly in the minority, v. 



Students' Supplies* 
Class and Fraternity Paper* 
Banquet Menus. Visiting Cards, 
Note BookSi Fountain Pens, 
Fine Paper and Envelopes. 

Our Goods For Sale at 



57-63 FranKlin St., Boston 


69 Central Street, 

Wellesley, Mass. 

Cars to let by the day or hour with competent drivers. 

Three or four passenger car, $20.00 per day, $2.50 per hour. 
Five or six passenger car, 25.00 " 3-50 

Six or seven passenger car, 35.00 *' " 500 
Special prices where there is considerable waiting. No allowance made for less 
than one hour stop at one place. Day will be ten hours, between 8 A. M. 
and 9 P. M. After 9 P. M.. double rates will be charged. 
STORAGE BY MONTH. — Small cars and runabouts, $6.00 per month. 
Large cars and limousines, $9.00 per month. 

Washing and polishing small cars and runabouts, (each time) $1.25 
Washing and polishing large cars and limousines, (each time) 1.50 
Storage, transient, per day ------- 1.00 

Special prices for entire care of cars by month. 
REPAIR WORK. — Head mechanic. $1.00 per hour; mechanic 75 cts. per hour. 
Special arrangements can be made to take passengers to and from college at 
regular hours. 
Gasoline, oil, grease and supplies of all kinds at reasonable prices. 

E. 0. Perkins & Sons, Proprietors, Iff.» h fo e u g% 

happy to say), have expressed their displeasure in plain, emphatic 
English. But, 1914, what do we find in this attitude that we ought 
to resent so sttenuoush ? It is quite true that we have been wained 
against hysteria and emotionalisrr . All of us aren't guilty of it, but 
some of us are. So let those whom the cap fits wear it, please, and 
say nothing that will give the Faculty and upper classmen a false 
idea of our attitude toward them. We have found kindness, good- 
will and even self-saciifice in their attitude toward us, and in our 
first month here we have truly been "ministered unto." We are 
deepful grateful for it, aren't we? And our spirit is not going to be 
less noble than theirs, is it, 1914? 1914- 

Of the possessions which Wellesley cherishes it would ^-em that 
the College Charter ought to be among the first. Does it not then 
seem a pity that when other priceless treasuri moved to 

prominent points in the Library it should have been left hanging 
in an obseure corner of the College Hall dining-room next t 
kitchen door? Are there not a number of places in the Library where 
it might be displayed to advantage and also be in less danger of 
being destroyed by fire? C. H. P. 


In addition to notes concerning graduates, the Alumnae 
column will contain items of interest about members of the 
Faculty, past and present, and former students. 

At services held in Chickering Hall ber 27, in memory 
of Dr. William J. Rolfe, the Shakespearean edit 

one ot the speakers was Professor Katharine Lee Bates, of the Eng- 
lish Literature Department. 

In a recent Boston Herald there was in interesting letter on the 
origin of "Hangar," by Professor Angie Clara Chapin, of the Creek 
Department. Miss Chapin takes the word from the Creek, to which 
Dr. Alfred Hennequin had traced it, back further yet as a loan-word 
from the Persian. 

Miss Taylor, ot the English Department, formerly of the Bryn 
Mawr English Department, attended the recent anniversary at 
Bryn Mawr College as a delegate from Radcliffe. 

Miss Faung Y. Tsao, 1907-1909, recently visited Wellesley. 
Miss Tsao expects to take a d< $ ■■ < tmbia next year and after 

that return as a teacher to China. 

Miss Matsu Okonogi, special student sent by tl 
Government for two ye rs, 1007-1909, at Wellesley, and one year at 
Oxford, has just returned to Japan and has entered upon work as 
teacher in the Girls' High Normal School. Tokio. 

Professor Elizabeth K. Kendall, of the History Department, is 
absent from college on leave. She i- to lecture at the American 
College for Girls, Constantinople, and do research work in China 
and the East. 


Women's and Misses' Coats 

Of Jordan Marsh Company Style and Quality 

Buying the new coat here is insurance in itself against dissatisfaction. It means 
the advantage of immense stocks — the largest in New England. It means choosing 
where every coat is a new 1910-191 1 model that measures up to this store's well- 
known standard of goodness. It means getting absolutely the best value your outlay 
can command. 

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ALUMN/E NOTES — Continued. 

After leave of absence for two years' advanced study at Yale, 
Miss Josephine M. Burnham has returned to her position as. in- 
structor in the English Department. 

Miss Frances M. Dadmun, 1899, spoke at one of the Unitarian 
summer meetings at Gosport, New Hampshire, on the "Use of 
Pictures in Religious Instruction." 

Miss Ethel M. Damon, 1909, is continuing her study at the 
University of Berlin. Her address is Rosenheimerstrasse 39, IV., 
Beilin W. 8, Germany. 

Miss Theresa Severin, 1909, is taking a secretary's course at 
the National Training School of the Young Women's Christian As- 
sociation ot the United States, 3 Gramercy Park, New York City. 

Miss Lillian Drouet, 1908, and a graduate of the Curry School 
of Expression, is assistant in the Elocution Department. 

Miss Laura Dwight, 1906, is assistant in the library. 

Miss Marie L. Kasten, 1910, is at 41 Geisberg Strasse, Pension 
Schulze, W. 50, Berlin, Germany, until January 1, 191 1. 

Miss Marion E. Potter, 1905, studied French this summer at 
St. Servan in Brittany, wheie there is a very good summer course 
for foieigners conducted by the Alliance Franqaise, under the di- 
rection of the University of Rennes. 

Miss Ethel Sheldon Hooper, 1907, is teaching in the High School 
at Portsmouth, New Hampshire. 

Miss Mary E. Wood, 1909, is still teaching in the Newton High 
School. Her address is 17 Claflin Place, Newtonville, Massachu- 

Miss Esther Dorothy Pierson, 1910, is teaching in the High 
School at Whitney Point, New York. 

Miss Alice R. Porter, 1910, is teaching English, history and 
elocution in Lemester Academy, Lemester, Massachusetts. 

Miss Julia P. Wilkinson, 1907-1910, has a position in the Phila- 
delphia House ot Refuge. Her address is Sleighton Farm, Darling,. 
Delaware County, Pennsylvania. 


Waterhouse — Rogers. September 14, 1910, in South Port- 
land, Maine, Miss Lillian Agnes Rogers, 1910, to Mr. James Kim- 
ball Waterhouse of Portland, Maine. 

Quayi.e — Jackson. September 17, 1910, in Cleveland, Ohio, 
Miss Florence Elizabeth Jackson, 1903-1904, to Mr. Leon Compton 

Clark — Sykes. September 14, 1910, at North Adams, Massa- 
chusetts, Miss Maia Robinson Sykcs, 1905, to Mr. Herbert Brayton 
Clark, Williams, 1901. 


August 8, 1910, in Benton, Illinois, a daughter, Janet, to Mis. 
Loren N. Wood (Elizabeth K. Thompson, formerly of the Class 
of 1910). 

October 18, 1910, in East Keesport, Pennsylvania, a daughter, 
Grace Webster, to Mrs. Samuel A. Fletcher (Ruth A. Huntington, 

October 19, 1910, in Elyria, Ohio, a daughtei, Betty, to Mrs. 
Earl Wayne Brown (Florence Andrews Suppes, 1908). 


October 20, 1910, in Lakehurst, New Jersey, William A. Tot- 
rey, father of Elizabeth C. Torrey, 1903. 


Mrs. James K. Waterhouse (Lillian A. Rogers, 1910), Damaris- 
cotta, Maine. 

Miss Anne Benton, 1908, 2024 Queen Avenue South, Minneapo- 
lis, Minnesota. 


The manager of the LAKE WABAN LAUNDRY announces that he has 
opened a dry cleansing department under the special charge of an expert 
in such work. All kinds of dry cleansing and pressing can be promptly 
and successfully done. Members of the College and all others who have 
evening gowns, wraps, silk or woolen suits, sweaters, gloves, slippers, 
etc., that they wish cleaned are invited to patronize this new depart- 
ment of the Lake Waban Laundry.